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old–growth

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adjective \ˈōl(d)-ˈgrōth\

Simple Definition of old–growth

  • : of or relating to forests that have been growing for a long time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of old–growth

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a forest characterized by the presence of large old trees, numerous snags and woody debris, and a multilayered canopy and that is usually in a late stage of ecological succession

old growth

noun

1868

First Known Use of old–growth

1868


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